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Ms. Amuso

March 9th-March 13th

 Reminders:

  1. Grades 5-8 will be attending mass on Thursday, March 12th, at 8:30 a.m.  The 8th grade will be receiving their rings after mass. 

2. There will be a 12:30 p.m. dismissal on Friday, March 13th; there will be a faculty meeting on this day as well. 

3.  Thank you to everyone who has donated to Pennies for Patients; if you would like to donate online, please click on the link below:

 https://events.lls.org/pages/nyc/AveMariaCatholicAcademy-2020/vamuso

 

 

Grade 5- This week, the students will be learning how to use a comma when it comes to: direct address, yes/no, and tag questions; the students will be engaging in various writing activities to practice placing commas properly. The students will also be working with a partner or group to develop a creative play that incorporates direct address, yes/no, and tag questions. They will be using their Chromebooks to type their script.  

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, March 9th- 1. Write three sentences using direct address, three sentences using yes or no, and three tag questions. Follow my handout! 2. Get Wonder essay signed; only make corrections if I asked you to. 

Tuesday, March 10th- 1. Finish your reading log from SSR. 

Wednesday, March 11th-  1. Finish your reading log from SSR.

Thursday, March 12th- 1. Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 

Upcoming Exam: Tuesday, March 17th-Direct Address, Yes/No, Tag Questions 

 

Grade 6- This week, the students will continue practicing for the NYS ELA Exam; they will be using their Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts book-practicing citing evidence to make inferences, describing plot, analyzing character development, and determining theme and central idea. 

*Please check the website EACH day, for pages to be completed may be changed.*

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, March 9th- 1. Be sure Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts pages 48-52 are completed. Complete the “Close Reading” on page 48, too. 

Tuesday, March 10th- 1. Be sure Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts pages 53-55 are completed.

Wednesday, March 11th-  1. Be sure Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts pages 56-60 are completed. 2. Make sure your reading log is completed, too. 

Thursday, March 12th- 1. Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required.

 

Grade 7- This week, the students will continue practicing for the NYS ELA Exam; they will be using their Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts book-practicing extended response questions while analyzing text structure and determining point of view. 

Religion- This week, the students will continue  working with the 6th graders developing a Netflix Series that focuses on Lent, Triddum, Easter, and Pentecost; they will continue following a detailed rubric throughout the project.

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

*Please check the website EACH day, for pages to be completed may be changed.*

Monday, March 9th- 1. Be sure Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts pages 68A-68B are completed (Essay-from Little Women.) 

Tuesday, March 10th- 1. Be sure Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts pages from class are completed- you do mot have to complete page 83 (Extended Response).

Wednesday, March 11th-  1. Be sure Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts page 83 is completed. 2. Make sure your reading log is completed, too. 

Thursday, March 12th- 1. Be sure Ready NY CCLS English Language Arts pages 103-106 are completed.

 

Grade 8- This week the students will continue focusing on gerunds; they will be creating an exam on gerunds as a subject, predicate nominative, direct object, and object of a preposition; the students will also be taking an exam on this topic. 

Tentative Homework/Testing Schedule:

Monday, March 9th- 1. Read for 20 minutes; no written reading log is required. 2. Study for Gerund Exam-Wednesday!

Tuesday, March 10th- 1. Your created Gerund Exam is due tomorrow; be sure to provide an answer sheet. 2. Exam tomorrow on Gerunds-STUDY!!! You must be able to identify each type of gerund (subject, predicate nominative, direct object, and object of a preposition) and be able to write sentences based on each particular gerund. 

Wednesday, March 11th- 1. Finish your reading log from SSR. 2. Gerunds exam moved to Friday.

Thursday, March 12th- *Congratulations on receiving your rings today; there is no written homework! Exam tomorrow on Gerunds!

Upcoming Exam: Friday, March 13th-Gerunds (Subject, Predicate Nominative, Direct Object, and Object of a Preposition)